Elmwood Park Zoo

(Tre, a reindeer, lost one antler just as the Christmas photo-taking season began.  Another reindeer, AJ, will fill the gap.   Photo by John McDevitt)

Montco Zoo Scrambles When Reindeer Isn’t Quite Ready For Holiday Photos

The Elmwood Park Zoo will have another reindeer available for photos after Tre, in photo, turned up with one antler missing.

12/19/2014

(credit: John McDevitt)

Elmwood Park Zoo Teams With Eagles To Help Raise Awareness About Wildlife Conservation

A Bald Eagle from the Elmwood Park Zoo will be raising awareness about wildlife conservation at every Philadelphia Eagles home game starting Sunday.

10/04/2014

(Elizabeth Yerger holds a giant rabbit at the Elmwood Park Zoo.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Thirty-Pound Rabbits?! A Montco Zoo Shows Off Its ‘Gentle Giants’

If you see a picture of these hefty bunnies, you might say it’s been Photoshopped.

10/02/2014

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

Top Ways To Celebrate Oktoberfest In Philadelphia

With Pennsylvania’s large German-American population, it’s no wonder that Oktoberfest is a perennial favorite in Philadelphia.

09/12/2013

(File photo provided)

Elmwood Park Zoo’s Popular Jaguar Dies at Age 19

Officials of the zoo say Anasazi died following a sudden decline in health while battling cancer and kidney failure.

03/05/2013

The Elmwood Park Zoo would see funding cut by more than $100,000 in the proposed budget. (photo provided)

Non-Profits To Take A Hit In Proposed Montgomery County Budget

The $411-million spending plan slashes nearly $1-million in earmarks to social service agencies and non-profits. Public hearings are scheduled for today.

11/29/2012

(Credit: Chelsea Karnash/CBSPhilly)

Top Philadelphia Petting Zoos & Farms

America’s First Zoo is still the place to go when you want variety, but what about when you’re looking to get up-close-and-personal with the animals? That’s when it’s time to head to the petting zoo!

08/17/2012

(File photo of the Elmwood Park Zoo. Credit: Brad Segall)

Elmwood Park Zoo And Other Organizations Facing Funding Cuts

Norristown’s Elmwood Park Zoo and other cultural and educational institutions in Montgomery County are facing significant funding cuts because of a nearly $40 million shortfall in the county budget.

12/13/2011

(Credit: Brad Segall)

Elmwood Park Zoo Reopens To The Public With Special Event

It’s a sure sign that spring is just around the corner as the Elmwood Park Zoo in Montgomery County reopens Saturday marking the return of normal operating hours.

03/05/2011

Elmwood Park Zoo Faces Closure Due to Money Crunch

One of Montgomery County’s treasures is facing some serious budget problems, and that could mean the facility may have to close its doors at the end of this year unless it finds the money to […]

09/03/2010

Endangered Croc Settles in at Norristown Zoo

A crocodile confiscated in a cramped warehouse in Milwaukee earlier this year has found a new home at a zoo in Norristown, Pa.

08/10/2010

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